The second quarter 2016 data release marks another milestone for NIC and the NIC MAP® Data Service. With this release, we’re excited to officially launch our coverage of 41 additional metropolitan markets. The Additional Markets expand NIC MAP’s coverage from 99 to a total 140 metropolitan markets. Approximately 71% of U.S. households headed by someone age 75 and older are situated in these 140 markets.
Over the past 55 years, the skilled nursing industry has undergone transformation. Today, it continues to evolve, bolstered by demand for more specialized and medically complex services and a payment system that continues to change.